61st birthday–
making the plum jelly
a little sweeter

12 Responses

  1. @andreochka Says:


  2. moonlace Says:

    I love this! Immediate delight and a chuckle. It is homey and warm. So nice!

  3. Ann Hursey Says:

    Because I am also 61 and one doesn't often see a haiku addressing this age. . .I love this poem and will post it to FB.

  4. Dan Schwerin Says:

    Well done, Marjorie. So gently done.

  5. Marie Shimane Says:

    in a tea room
    overlooking winter's lake
    sixty-nine tomorrow

    (World Haiku Review Haiku of Merit, January 2011)

  6. Marjorie Buettner Says:

    Lovely to read these wonderful comments…thanks to everyone and thanks to tinywords for posting!

  7. Glenda Henderson Says:

    Beautiful picture in 9 words! Good job.

  8. patricia reid Says:

    love yr jux here marjorie & having passed that point am (now) looking forward to sweetness increasing.

  9. Margaret Dornaus Says:

    Delicious image . . . so full of joy!

  10. seaviewwarrenpoint Says:

    Delightfully tasty little haiku!

  11. old pajamas Says:

    counting my age
    in crows; at sixty-five
    they slip away,
    the black of them
    near end of day

  12. Alan Summers Says:

    I love jam for my toast, and wish I could spread this haiku for breakfast. Enjoyed.


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